Maria Kuptsova is an artist, architect and researcher. In her practice she explores synthetic forms of intelligence and aesthetics, creating cyborganic objects, systems, processes and interfaces. Maria’s PhD research, conducted under the supervision of Prof.Claudia Pasquero, proposes a machine-learning-based design technic that is contextualized in a new form of material and formal articulation with an aim to impart biological intelligence into inorganic objects and synthetic environments.  

Maria is a graduate from IAAC Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona, where she has been also teaching and working after her graduation. Currently Maria is a PhD candidate and research associate at the Synthetic Landscape Lab at the University of Innsbruck, as well as a collaborator of ecoLogicStudio in London.